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baseball royalty.. the world series crowns a new champion.. how kansas city is celebrating this morning. making demands... the republican stage wants some revisions to debate night... their list of complaints... and what they'll do if they aren't met. getting insured.. how polk county is trying to get more people in iowa signed up for health care benefits. and why they say there are still so many who have it.
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first on 13... the start to november has many thinking health insurance this morning... open enrollment started yesterday on healthcare.gov josh nguyen is live this morning at the polk county health department, they're holding an enrollment fair this afternoon to help people sign up for the state's marketplace health insurance program. josh, good morning. the period to enroll or re-enroll in marketplace health insurance starts november 1, 2015. the polk county health department, planned parenthood of the heartland, visiting nurse services of iowa, broadlawns medical center, primary health care and mercy medical center - des moines will host a health insurance enrollment fair on monday, november 2 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the evelyn k. davis center for working families to help individuals and families through the health insurance process. 'many people go without health insurance because they assume they cannot afford it,' said rick kozin, polk county health department
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director. 'the health insurance enrollment and renewal fair is an event where you can find out how health insurance may be more affordable than you imagine.' an adult family of four making $33,465 - $59,625 and not offered affordable health insurance through work may qualify for marketplace health plans with lower monthly premiums plus savings on out-of-pocket costs, like deductibles and co-payments. an adult in a family of 4 making $59,626 - $95,400 and not offered affordable health insurance through work may qualify for marketplace health plans with lower nly premiums. iorder to lp individuals understand their choices and assist them with the sign-up process, the health insurance fair will be staffed by professionals, which will provide individuals with one-on-one enrollment assistance. staff will provide individuals with detailed information about each marketplace health insuranceanfered in iowa and can help determine eligibility for rketplace subsidies. spanish
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a controversial grimes wedding spot has reopened its doors after closing them to same-sex couples. dick and betty odgaard shut down
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gallery" in grimes this summer.... that's after they declined to host a same-sex marriage, and got fined by the civil rights commission. they say their religious beliefs conflict with same-sex weddings. but the fine... along with public backlash, damaged their business. now their church, harvest bible chapel, has purchased the building. their first service was yesterday morning. the church's pastor says it's a victory for religious liberty. "when people look at this story, i hope that all of us as americans remember our religious liberties that this country was founded on." because the church is a non- profit, it can't be fined for denying same-sex couples. so it can now decide what type of weddings it will allow. republican candidates are addressing a checklist of complaints about the last debate... forced a meeting tonight because of their unhappiness with the
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from most republican campaigns demanded changes in a meeting just outside washington, d.c. . "we want to negotiate format with broadcast sponsors...we are going to insist on opening and closing statements....graphics that kind of stuff" campaigns felt the recent cnbc debate moderators were unfair and biased campaigns felt the recent cnbc debate moderators were unfair and biased toward the candidates. now they want to negotiate with debate hosts directly... bypassing the republican national committee. on their list of changes... opening statements, a two-hour time limit, showing biographical information on the screen as they speak, and making sure everyone gets an equal number of questions. the party has already announced it's pulling out of the next nbc debate. the network says they're currently trying to work things out to avoid that. one of those republicans is in town today. ohio governor john kasich visits
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he'll host a town hall meeting with nationwide insurance employees. tomorrow hillary clinton brings her campaign to iowans. she'll hold events in coralville and at grinnell college. and bernie sanders may not be in town... but he's still finding a way into your living room. his first round of ads are about to hit the airwaves. the commercials start tomorrow in iowa and new hampshire. those are the first two states in the nominating process. sanders is reportedly spending about 2 million dollars on the ads. hillary clinton has spent about three times that much so far. the world is waking up to new world series champs this morning... :02 - :07 ... cheering kansas city royals fans watched on as their team took its first world series win in 30 years. the royals rose from the dead in the ninth inning...down 2--0...they
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where they'd add five more and look to close it down for good... to close it down for good... wade davis calls it a season. final score 7-2... they take the series... four games to one. royals manager ned yost "from day one, there was no doubt in my mind that they wouldn't accomplish it, there was no doubt in their mind that they accomplish it" and there you see the celebration that followed... from inside the locker room. this is kansas city's first world series title since 19-85 -- and the second in franchise history. the hawks are holding on to lucky number ten... a new top 25 poll released yesterday still has iowa in the top 10. the hawks beat maryland on saturday 31-15. despite slower offense in the 2nd half, defense remained solid.
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the win makes victory number 8. they hit the road this saturday to take on indiana ... and some bold decisions by paul rhoads... paid off for the cyclones. they dominated the longhorns for a homecoming win... beating them 24-0. joel lanning taking a victorious first stab at starting quarterback. he racked up 252 yards total... and delivered a touchdown.
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it is going to be sunny, warm, and windy again today. highs this afternoon will climb into the 70s. the winds will be the strongest on tuesday and wednesday with gusts close to 30 mph. thursday, a cold front will cross the state and bring some more rain showers. it will be cooler by the end of the week with highs in the 50s to start
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coming up next, david geiger joins us with this morning's agribusiness report. then... we're learning more about
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investigators say they have some clues about what caused the plane to go down. and... former house speaker john boehner is opening up about what he won't miss about life in
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the last positive case of the highly pathogenic avian influenza was announced on june 16th, after that high temperatures and less bird migration are thought to have subdued the virus. but the toll was high. more than 70
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iowa sites and 31 million birds were affected and quarantined. half of the egg laying industry was affected by the outbreak. that's clear in the iowa chickens and eggs report: this time last year there had been 1.3 billion eggs produced, now it's just over 700 million. but there were worries that when fall migration began bird flu could crop up again. now at the end of october, there have been no new cases. deputy secretary of the iowa department of agriculture mike naig says, "we'll just kind of have to see as the fall
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plays out. and even if we make it through the fall with no reoccurrence in iowa. i think it's important that a lot of folks in the industry are looking at again this spring where the northern migration occurs. it's way too soon to say we're out of the woods and we definitely need to be vigilant as an industry on this issue." naig adds no outbreak means they have time to focus on biosecurity and cleanup, "all of the sites that have, were scheduled to go through cleaning and disinfecting, have completed that work and that's good news. we're very close to lifting the last of the quarantines on the affected sites, so that's great news as well. but the repopulation process is going to take some time. it could be 12, 18 months before some of our larger producers are able to get fully restocked." it is going to be sunny, warm, and windy again today. highs this afternoon will climb into the 70s. the winds will be the strongest on tuesday and wednesday with gusts close to 30 mph. thursday, a cold front will cross the state and bring some more rain
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showers. it will be cooler by the end of the week with highs in the 50s to start the weekend. our top story... a controversial wedding venue in grimes is reinventing itself... the "gortz haus gallery" will now call the shots about who can marry there. the venue got national backlash when it denied a same-sex couple.... and was forced to close now a church is taking up residence there. meaning it can't be fined for denying
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it is going to be sunny, warm, and windy again today. highs this afternoon will climb into the 70s. the winds will be the strongest on tuesday and wednesday with gusts close to 30 mph. thursday, a cold front will cross the state and bring some more rain showers. it will be cooler by the end of the week with highs in the 50s to start the weekend. our top story... a controversial wedding venue in grimes is reinventing itself... the "gortz haus gallery" will now
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call the shots about who can marry there. the venue got national backlash when it denied a same-sex couple.... and was forced to close now a church is taking up residence there. meaning it can't be fined for denying same-sex couples. health care open enrollment is now open through healthcare.gov. open enrollment started yesterday. it ends january 31st... with coverage beginning on january first. new answers this morning in a deadly russian plane crash investigators now saying the aircraft broke up mid-air. the russian passenger plane crashed in egypt saturday. top aviation officials now believe it broke up at a high altitude... because they're finding debris miles apart.
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224 people died in that crash. most of them were russian. wreckage of what's believed to be the "el faro" cargo ship may have been found at sea. images captured by the navy's scanning sonar appear to show the 790 foot cargo ship at the bottom of the caribbean sea. submarines will now dive almost three miles down to confirm the images. 33 crew members died when the ship vanished amidst hurricane joaquin. former u-s senator, actor, and iowa caucus competitor fred thompson has died at the age of 73 thompson died in nashville, tennessee, after a recurrence of lymphoma, his family said in a statement sunday...quote--'fred believed that the greatness of our nation was defined by the hard work, faith and honesty of its people. he had an enduring belief in the exceptionalism of our country, and that america could provide the opportunity for any boy or girl,
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in any corner of our country, to succeed in life,' iowa congressman steve king endorsed thompson's republican presidential bid in 2008. thompson finished third and dropped out of the race a few weeks later. john boehner says he's looking forward to life after the house speaker job. former house speaker"i get to walk up to starbucks and back by myself. i get to walk to pete's diner and back by myself. dana bash: "meaning without your security?" former house speaker"exactly. i can't wait. i can't wait." boehner also said he's looking forward to doing more yoga... something he once did with new house speaker... paul ryan.
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coming up in the next half hour of today in iowa... merging services. two metro cities are a step closer to sharing a fire department the formality tonight to make that happen. big win... the kansas city
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